Atlantic

FERC Green Lights Major Northeast Takeaway Project With Certificate for Atlantic Sunrise

FERC late on Friday approved Williams Partners’ Atlantic Sunrise project, delivering a last minute gift to producers in the Marcellus Shale’s northern tier before the Commission is left without a quorum as Commissioner Norman Bay was scheduled to resign at the end of the day.

February 3, 2017
Massachusetts Senators Want FERC to Rescind Atlantic Bridge Project Authorization

Massachusetts Senators Want FERC to Rescind Atlantic Bridge Project Authorization

Senators Edward Markey (D-MA) and Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) are calling on FERC to rescind its authorization last week for Spectra Energy affiliates Algonquin Gas Transmission LLC and Maritimes & Northeast Pipeline LLC to construct and operate the Atlantic Bridge Project.

February 2, 2017
Spectra’s Atlantic Bridge Gets FERC OK to Begin Construction

Spectra’s Atlantic Bridge Gets FERC OK to Begin Construction

FERC granted Spectra Energy affiliates Algonquin Gas Transmission LLC and Maritimes & Northeast Pipeline LLC authorization Wednesday to construct and operate the Atlantic Bridge Project.

January 25, 2017
Transco Tells FERC Timeline is Tight For Marcellus-Focused Atlantic Sunrise

Transco Tells FERC Timeline is Tight For Marcellus-Focused Atlantic Sunrise

With federal environmental review of the Atlantic Sunrise Project finished, Williams’ Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Co. (Transco) is asking FERC to not keep Marcellus Shale gas bottled up any longer than necessary and approve the project by Feb. 16 so other development commitments can be met.

January 9, 2017

Obama Administration Denies Atlantic Ocean Airgun Seismic Survey Requests

Citing the fact that no oil and gas lease sales are planned through at least 2022, the Obama administration on Friday denied six pending applications that sought to conduct airgun seismic surveys in the Mid- and South Atlantic Planning Areas of the Atlantic Ocean.

January 6, 2017
Sun Finally Coming Up For Marcellus-Focused Atlantic Sunrise

Sun Finally Coming Up For Marcellus-Focused Atlantic Sunrise

On the last business day of 2016 FERC issued the long-awaited final environmental impact statement (FEIS) for Williams Partners’ Atlantic Sunrise project, bringing some cheer to producer Cabot Oil & Gas Corp. and bringing clarity to the outlook for the delayed project.

December 30, 2016
Atlantic Sunrise FEIS A Belated Gift For Williams Partners, Cabot

Atlantic Sunrise FEIS A Belated Gift For Williams Partners, Cabot

Marcellus Shale producer Cabot Oil & Gas Corp. got a Christmas wish granted a few days late by FERC staff, which on Friday released a long-awaited final environmental impact statement for Williams Partners’ Atlantic Sunrise project.

December 30, 2016
Obama Decision to Block Arctic Drilling ‘Stunning,’ Says Alaska Delegation

Obama Decision to Block Arctic Drilling ‘Stunning,’ Says Alaska Delegation

President Obama’s decision to place the entire Chukchi Sea and most of the Beaufort Sea off-limits to energy development is “stunning” and will deny economic opportunity, according to a trio of powerful elected officials, all of them Republican, representing Alaska.

December 21, 2016

Obama, Trudeau Move to Block Oil, NatGas Drilling in Arctic, Atlantic Waters

Invoking a 1953 law governing the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS), President Barack Obama on Tuesday said he would withdraw vast areas in the Arctic and Atlantic oceans from future oil and natural gas drilling.

December 20, 2016
Williams Pushes Back In-Service For Atlantic Sunrise Based on FERC Review Timeline

Williams Pushes Back In-Service For Atlantic Sunrise Based on FERC Review Timeline

Williams Partners LP is delaying the target in-service date for its Atlantic Sunrise expansion project to mid-2018, with partial service on the project starting in late 2017, it said Friday.

October 28, 2016